1998 Buick Riviera User Reviews

1998 Buick Riviera Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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Ryan writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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5

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3.8L supercharged motor can't beat it, smooth ride on highway and city

Cons

a bit of a gas guzzeler

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If You Like Luxury And Performace With 2drs This Is It My 1998 Riviera She Is Really, Really Good! — I bought this vehicle off my Dad at Revenbergs and have owned it for a year. I can't really say anything bad about it other than the gas mileage isn't the greatest. The ride is superb and handeling is goood, the interior is in great shape. I try to keep it extremly clean and use a lot of wax, as my friends would know. For the past 3-4 months its been in my garage and has not seen snow yet this year so she is really clean!! I have owned two other cars in my life and I fell in love with this one the best!!

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johnbomarito writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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Comfortable, powerful in a mature way, distinctive, timeless styling

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No deal breakers. Drove all my Rivieras 150-225,000 miles with no major repairs

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Future Collectible — Styling that has stood the test of time. Many people would stop me in parking lots and compliment the styling and Platinum Beige paint. Supercharged V-6 provided excellent balance between mileage & performance. Drove it from Michigan to California 12-hours a day and never felt fatigued --great seats

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Lots of mods

Cons

Nothing

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98 Riviera — This car has great handling and performance. Also has great breaking with its 4 wheel disc brakes. It handles great in all road conditions. Got the car for a great price in really great shape. Haven't had to put much money into it. Very little repairs that I've come across other than normal maintenance.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jerred writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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Fast, Fun, Afordable, Sleeper

Cons

Expensive repairs. Gas prices

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Get One. — Best car under 5 grand. Enough torque and hp to get you in trouble but not enough to be stupid fast. The only downside of this car is rarity and expense of parts (along with premium gas only). Car is stunning inside and out and will get you noticed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris4686 writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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Nice looking, comfortable, powerful.

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Big, pretty much like a boat.

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Extremely Comfortable, And Powerful. — Sun Roof Power Windows, Seats, etc. Engine: 3.8 Liter Supercharged V6 Horsepower: 240 Weight: 4677 lbs 0-60: 8.5 Seconds

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1999 Buick Riviera Reviews

Overall I Love This Car. By Marshal

i love this car. she is the one on the right. If i decide to go for a drive and get out on the higway and really put your foot into it it will respond. its been more than once that i have made this ca... Read More

Good Luck Finding 1! By Kevin

Great car owned it for 3 years and it is always reliable and it will beat most of the cras on the streets and some at lebenon valley awesome in the snow as well with a set of snow tires and it is so c... Read More

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1997 Buick Riviera Reviews

90's Luxury By Scott

Good looking car with sleek body lines. Stereo and wheels are dated both will need upgraded. Power can be added simple with a pulley change. Exhaust tips are something definitely needing change. Sl... Read More

Very Under Estimated, And Sometimes Misunderstood. You Have To Own One To Know. By Cadillacstyle9092

You don't need a super-charger in this Riv. She will pin you to your seat in a second. Very responsive, and Very dependable as well. She is a true pleasure to drive one of my friends says "I swear she... Read More

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1996 Buick Riviera Reviews

Great Sleeper, Loads Of Fun, Plenty Of Power. I Love It! By Josh

Great car. Supercharger gives it kick. Front wheel drive is no fun. Very reliable car never had a major repair in seven years of ownership. Very fun. Easy to get wheel spin. 22-26 mpg, rarely at the p... Read More

Just A Super Car! By 96RivBrad

You can find these in immaculate condition for under $3k. Don't worry about the mileage. IF it's been properly maintained it will run forever. Supercharged and ultimate comfort. Rare design that never... Read More

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1995 Buick Riviera Reviews

Even With The Couple Issues I'm Currently Having, I Still Love The Car. By Anarchy32

I really love my Riviera. When I first had seen it on the lot I knew I wanted it. The white paint job was flawless, great looking, and bright. The interior is all burgundy with leather seats. The inte... Read More

Overall I Am Very Impressed. By Alvin1966

First my appreciation for the Buick brand and especially the Riviera. Previously I owned a 75 85 and (95 we still own) which were purchased new. The 95 I am referencing is my comments is one purchase... Read More

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1993 Buick Riviera Reviews

Good Old Car By Jesse

Good Motor solid built car. Heavy which gives it an amazingly smooth ride and enough power to climb the hills without downshifting. 3.8 series one motor is solid running and the seats are very comfo... Read More

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